BJ said that it was a self-fulfilling prophecy, because if the stores say, "You can't buy this," everyone will want to buy it...
I compared it to a run on the bank, but then said... "So should we be hoarding food?"
BJ and Dad were quick to say, "No," to that idea. I said, "Ok, but if it turns out we should have hoarded food, I'm coming to you guys, because you said no."
Dad said, "If worse comes to worst, you can always eat Max."
"I don't know, Dad," I said, "Max has been with us for eight years, and you've only been here a few months......."